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Three Vehicle Crash on I84 Near New Plymouth

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 10/07/2023 5:09 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a three-vehicle collision that occurred on Friday, October 6, 2023, at 11:39 pm on Interstate 84 at milepost 7, in Payette County.

A 21-year-old male from Boise, was traveling wrong way westbound in the eastbound lanes, in a 2005 Toyota 4Runner. A 59-year-old male from Mountain Home was driving a 2022 Dodge Ram 2500 eastbound, with three passengers: a 21-year-old female of Craigmont, 57-year-old male of Mountain Home, and a juvenile. The Toyota hit the Dodge head on.

A 28-year-old male from Ontario, Canada, was driving a 2023 Volvo semi eastbound when it rear ended the Dodge after the head on collision.

The drivers of the Toyota and Dodge were transported via air ambulance, and the passengers of the Dodge were transported via ground ambulance, all to local hospitals. The semi driver was not transported.

All occupants were wearing seat belts.

The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately two and a half hours to allow emergency personal to assist those on scene.

This incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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